Go Woke Go Broke (Fruit Flavoured Edition)

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From our Swindon Correspondent: On Tuesday, June 2nd, Apple Music will observe Black Out Tuesday. We will use this day to reflect and plan actions...

Hertz Was Really A Used Car Dealer, Not A Car Rental Company

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We all know what Hertz was before it went bust, it rented cars out at airports and the like, right? So, when people stopped...

Microsoft Isn’t Firing Journalists, It’s Firing Story Pickers

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Dozens of journalists have been sacked after Microsoft decided to replace them with artificial intelligence software. Staff who maintain the news homepages on Microsoft’s MSN...

So Just Why Is Uber Crushing All Those Red Bikes?

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Given the perils of cramming ourselves into public transport at present - and what value a truly integrated transport system when it's exactly that...

“Which?” Recommends That You Should Buy Fake Reviews To Sell Your Tchotchke Online

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Sitting on a pile of junk that you can't move on e-Bay or Amazon? "Which?" magazine recommends that you go out and buy some...

The TV License Is A Tax So Why Not Make It Progressive?

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We're always going to have a progressive tax system even if not every component of it is itself progressive. Quite apart from Adam Smith's...

Ethiopia’s Telecoms – Competition Is The Value Creator, Not Privatisation

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Ethiopia is in the process of privatising the telecoms monopoly, Ethio Telecom. There's a certain amount of licking of lips at the money that...

Reasonably Enough Ryanair Doesn’t Want To Go Bust Through Chargebacks

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There's this thing called working capital, see? You buy something, you do something to it, you sell it. You have to pay the bloke...

This Rather Shafts The Economics Of Scottish Independence

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If Scotland ever were to go independent and float away on that sea of oil money it needed to do it several decades ago....

The French Version Of Airbnb Will Crash And Burn

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This is not merely a prediction, this is a cast iron certainty based upon good empirical evidence. The French have decided that it's just...